The Parable of the Little Black Girl

Since the early morning, I struggled with understanding our role in our spiritual growth. If I am to “make disciples of the nations,” what then are the instructions I am to provide to them? How does one position themselves to learn from Christ, to receive from him a transformation...

Joyous Affliction

I’m currently in the book of Psalms for my study. Oh, what a book. I want to share an entire chapter from this book that resonated for me today. I will extol the Lord at all times;    his praise will always be on my lips.2 I will glory in the Lord;    let the afflicted hear and...

God Before Goals

As I read through the pages of the old testament, I read of the “wicked man”. And before I really get into the words and description of his character, he starts to jump off the pages of my imagination. I imagine a scary man. A monster. He’s mean. He...

Wake Up

Let me tell you why I love walking with God. When he’s teaching me a lesson, he teaches it to me over and over again. He provides examples, many scriptures and is sure to break it up so that I understand it. This morning he gave me this gift...

Defense Strategy

The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble. Proverbs 4:18-19 I lived a decent life. I tried to do right...

Slow Down

I’ve always been a fast eater … and I can eat a lot! You would think as someone who was taught to eat by my French family, my eating habits would be different. When it tastes good ….and it usually does (I’m not a picky eater) I just can’t...

Telling Each Other the Truth

Author: William Backus Review This is a great and easy read. I’m a confident person. I love to talk and feel comfortable communicating with others. I was shocked to uncover major issues in my communication as I read through this book. It made me realize how ineffective I was...

Are You Walking on Solid Ground?

Learning to live life as Christ lived is learning to live life like it was created and designed to be lived. To be successful at this, it helps to look at our world, the world that God created like Christ saw it. Combining Faith With Obedience Why is this...

Renew My Mind

The bible says, Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Joshua 1:8 Meditating on the World Oh, how our modern world...